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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Local winners of the 2021 Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence

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DENVER, CO. – Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence as awarded in a virtual ceremony held late last week. The awards featured a live concert from Slopeside and opportunities for re-connecting with downtown peers around the state. Since 2003, the Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence have recognized outstanding projects and people in Colorado that demonstrate creativity in the face of challenges, unlikely and enduring partnerships and dedication to community to further downtown initiatives. 

The 2021 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence are inspirational as COVID-19 has underscored the importance of community support, innovative solutions, and inclusivity, in these projects that exemplify a commitment to placemaking and partnerships. The 2021 Governor’s Awards for Downtown Excellence winners are: 

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    ArtWalk: Murder on Broadway, Eagle

The Vicki Mattox Downtowner of the Year Awards recognizes individuals who have shown exemplary commitment to their local downtown and community. Nominees encourage ongoing collaboration and teamwork benefiting the community.

bill shrumBill Shrum, Assistant Town Manager - Town of Eagle

Bill is hardworking and dedicated but most importantly he is compassionate and really cares about improving his community in Eagle as well as supporting any other communities he can through his knowledge and expertise. Bill is the one you want on your team if you're going to take on something big and get it done! 

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